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Nebraska lawmakers pass flying lanterns ban

Posted at 2:19 PM, Feb 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-02-18 15:19:22-05

A bill banning flying lanterns that use a flame to float in the air has been approved by the Nebraska Legislature.

Senators passed the bill 44-0, making it illegal to sell, possess or use a flying lantern.

It heads to Gov. Pete Ricketts to be signed into law.